Volunteer for all ages in Senegal


care

CARE

 

Volunteer at a kindergarten or drop-in care center in Dakar and provide help and support to street children known as Talibés.

 

 

 

 

 

Teach

TEACH

Teach conversational English in the historic town of Dakar. Volunteers work in local schools, universities or sometimes with adult evening classes, with classes ranging from 30-60 students.

 

 

volunteer medcine

MEDICINE

 

Work as an intern alongside local doctors and nurses at a public hospital in Dakar. There is a variety of departments within the hospital in which you could work including pediatrics, maternity, and ENT.

 

 

 

community

COMMUNITY

As a volunteer, you can learn French from a qualified language teacher and practice your conversation skills daily with local people in Dakar. You can also give back to the community by getting involved in renovating and decorating classrooms in a kindergarten.

Basketball

BASKETBALL

 

On this project, you will work with children aged between 8 and 16 years old in schools in and around Saint Louis. Working alongside a local coach, you will help with a range of training methods.

 

 

 

 

 

microfinance

MICROFINANCE

The aim of this internship is to help the older street children of Dakar, known as talibés, build a sustainable future for themselves through small-scale entrepreneurship.

soccer

SOCCER

 

Volunteer in Dakar and assist a local coach with training sessions each afternoon. As a volunteer, you will help to plan coaching sessions, supervise warm ups and teach new skills.

 

 

 

 

 

 

nursing

NURSING

Many medical institutions in Senegal are understaffed and that is why help from interns is needed. You can intern as a nurse and gain experience in a variety of different departments.

music and culture

MUSIC & CULTURE

 

Join a Senegalese group of musicians while learning about the culture and history of Senegal.

 

 

 

 

 

language courses

LANGUAGE COURSES

Take part in an intensive stand-alone language course or sign up for language tuition alongside your regular placement. You can choose from French and Wolof.

care and community

CARE & COMMUNITY

 

Have a positive impact on the lives of Senegalese children in kindergartens and centers for street children. Your time will be spent running fun and educational games and activities, and renovating and decorating a local school or community center.

 

 

 

Prices for the trip include:

accommodation
food
airport pick up and drop off
travel insurance
medical insurance
in-country induction with a staff member upon arrival
support and 24-hour backup from both our local and US/Senegal staff
personalized Da African Village page
pre-departure support from Desk Officer by email and phone
visa support (if applicable)

 

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Care
Care Centers $1,970 $2,215 $2,460 $2,705 $2,950 $3,195 $3,440 $3,685 $3,930 $4,175 $4,420 $4,665 $245 $295
Kindergarten $1,970 $2,215 $2,460 $2,705 $2,950 $3,195 $3,440 $3,685 $3,930 $4,175 $4,420 $4,665 $245 $295
Culture & Community
Music & Culture n/a n/a $2,785 $3,080 $3,375 $3,670 $3,965 $4,260 $4,555 $4,850 $5,145 $5,440 $295 $345
Human Rights n/a n/a $2,985 $3,280 $3,575 $3,870 $4,165 $4,460 $4,755 $5,050 $5,345 $5,640 $295 $345
Journalism
Broadcast n/a n/a n/a $2,905 $3,200 $3,495 $3,790 $4,085 $4,380 $4,675 $4,970 $5,265 $295 $345
Medicine & Healthcare
Medicine n/a $2,315 $2,610 $2,905 $3,200 $3,495 $3,790 $4,085 $4,380 $4,675 $4,970 $5,265 $295 $345
Midwifery n/a $2,315 $2,610 $2,905 $3,200 $3,495 $3,790 $4,085 $4,380 $4,675 $4,970 $5,265 $295 $345
Nursing n/a $2,315 $2,610 $2,905 $3,200 $3,495 $3,790 $4,085 $4,380 $4,675 $4,970 $5,265 $295 $345
Microfinance n/a $2,690 $2,985 $3,280 $3,575 $3,870 $4,165 $4,460 $4,755 $5,050 $5,345 $5,640 $295 $345
Sports
Basketball n/a $2,215 $2,460 $2,705 $2,950 $3,195 $3,440 $3,685 $3,930 $4,175 $4,420 $4,665 $245 $295
Soccer n/a $2,215 $2,460 $2,705 $2,950 $3,195 $3,440 $3,685 $3,930 $4,175 $4,420 $4,665 $245 $295
Teaching
Teach English to 18 and under n/a n/a n/a $2,705 $2,950 $3,195 $3,440 $3,685 $3,930 $4,175 $4,420 $4,665 $245 $295
Language Courses
French $1,820 $1,920 $2,195 $2,495 $3,115 $3,735 $4,355 $4,975 $5,595 $6,215 $6,835 $7,455 $620 $720
Wolof $1,820 $1,920 $2,195 $2,495 $3,115 $3,735 $4,355 $4,975 $5,595 $6,215 $6,835 $7,455 $620 $720
14 Hour Language Course Add-On $370
30 Hour Language Course Add-On $770
60 Hour Language Course Add-On $1,545